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What Does a A Career in Cybersecurity Look Like? NCI Graduates Share Their Stories

Posted by Andrea Leyden on 25 January 2023
It's the age old question: how do you know you want to work in a new or emerging field if you don't know what to expect? Technology subjects such as cybersecurity, data analytics, blockchain and artificial intelligence are not taught at second-level so anyone choosing to dive right into a third-level course in these specialist areas, whether it's a level 8 degree or a conversion course, likely won't have existing experience in these areas.
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International Students: 5 Things to Tick Off your Dublin Bucket List

Posted by Conor Sisk on 24 January 2023
Welcome to Dublin! If you’re an international student who has just moved to Dublin, you’ll soon find that there is always something exciting to see and do in this wonderful city.
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How to Balance Work and Study as a Part-Time Student

Posted by Conor Sisk on 16 January 2023
Returning to study whilst working a full-time job can seem like a daunting task for any individual. Juggling the added workload, finding the time to study, and maintaining a healthy lifestyle may seem impossible, however with the correct approach you can overcome these challenges and excel in both your work and studies.
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10 Reasons to Study at National College of Ireland

Posted by Gerard McQuillan on 04 January 2023
For many prospective students, choosing a third-level institute that is right for them can be a harrowing task. To make life a little easier, we've put together ten reasons why you should choose NCI to further your education.
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5 Benefits of Pursuing a Career in Accounting and Finance

Posted by Conor Sisk on 20 December 2022
Have you ever considered studying accounting and finance? Accounting and Finance continues to remain a popular undergraduate and postgraduate course in Ireland, with Chartered Accountants Ireland highlighting a 70% increase in those studying the subject at higher level since 2011.
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Checklist for Studying Abroad in Ireland

Posted by Andrea Leyden on 15 December 2022
Is it your dream to study abroad one day? Is Ireland one of the destinations you’re considering for this journey? This guide will help you understand the steps you need to follow to make your dream come true!
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How to Transition to a Career in Tech: 5 Steps to Follow

Posted by Andrea Leyden on 29 November 2022
With so many changes in the workforce in recent years, including the shift to remote and hybrid working models, many professionals are seeking more flexible working arrangements. According to the CSO, 88% of those in employment who worked remotely during the pandemic would like to continue to do so, with 6 in 10 preferring a mix of remote and office work.
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Why Studying Blockchain Should Be Your Next Career Move

Posted by Conor Sisk on 28 November 2022
Many people immediately think cryptocurrencies when they hear the word Blockchain, partly because of its long association as the technology on which Bitcoin runs. However, there is a growing use of blockchain technology across many sectors.
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5 Big Reasons Why You Should Get an MBA Degree

Posted by Andrea Leyden on 28 October 2022
An MBA or Master of Business Administration is synonymous with senior management leadership positions. At NCI, we think of an MBA as a ‘passport’ that can open up new career opportunities both in Ireland and internationally.
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Getting Ahead of the Game with Work Placement at L'Oréal

Posted by Andrea Leyden on 14 October 2022
One of the biggest things we at NCI pride ourselves on is that the College provides industry-oriented courses which offer a clear link between academia and business. Trinity's story exemplifies this focus as she takes us through the careers support she received during the application process right up to where she sees herself going next with L'Oréal, the company she is currently completing her work placement programme with.
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